Over two millions births in Latin America to mothers under the age of 15, according to NGO studies

There are roughly 66.5 births to teenage mothers out of every thousand in Latin America, which is considerably higher than the global average of 46 births. This statistic has been brought to light through a number of studies across the Latin American region which has since been identified as having the highest amount of teenage pregnancies in

UN ‘highly concerned’ over number of ex-FARC member deaths since peace deal

At least 85 members of Colombia’s FARC rebel group have been killed in the last two years according to the UN, raising concerns over the country’s current peace deal with the left-wing group. Initially launched in a bid to fight the country’s inequality between rural and farming communities, subsequent conflict led to 50 years of

Andean startups selected as finalists for Aruba’s ATECH* conference

Atech Aruba Tech Conference Startups

The world’s top tech startups have been competing to participate in the upcoming annual ATECH* conference, taking place this Wednesday, October 25, on the Caribbean island of Aruba, located just off the coast of Venezuela. Among the chosen eight finalists, representing the Andean region is Colombian startup Reedemy, pioneering the idea of using credit card points

Colombian students march against the lack of education funding

The main roads of 20 Colombian cities were closed this Wednesday as students from both public and private institutions marched against the persistent fiscal deficit of 32 public universities that have already reached USD 6 billion. Así fue la movilización de hoy en Bogotá, Nariño, Cali, Caldas y pronto en Medellín. Por la dignidad de

Latin American countries meet to discuss the Venezuelan crisis

Following a meeting in Lima, Peru on Wednesday, authorities from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia came together to address the humanitarian crisis taking place in Venezuela. The emergency meeting which took place at the General Secretariat of the Andean Community headquarters aimed to reaffirm collaboration between the countries in order to support the flow of